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Software Library: Contributions
Jul 30, 2019 George Jenner
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It is Connie who is talking to you, and you are her doctor. ...remember that in the course of psychoanalysing Connie you are asking her to tell you the story.
Topic: interactive fiction
Software Library: Contributions
Jun 28, 2019 Willie Crowther, Don Woods, Jim Manning, Ancelme Roichel, Harley Licht, François Brault, Thierry Gauthier
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This game is a port of Crowther/Woods adventure that allows switching between English and French.  It was written in the computing language SAM76 and initially released for the CP/M system. (The copy here has the same SAM76 files, but with the interpreter in DOS.) It is the first text adventure that was playable on home computers in a language other than English. The majority of the implementation was by Jim Manning. Ancelme Roichel (author of the SAM76 language) added some features and wrote...
Topics: text adventure, adventure, french, crowther, woods, colossal cave, translation
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jun 18, 2019 Dave Kaufman
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This could be considered a proto-MUD or proto-adventure game; it was written in August 1973 and the source code was later printed in the special "Games" issue of People's Computer Company. This version was prepared by Jason Dyer for the Narrascope conference in 2019. It includes rooms and text added by the visitors to the conference. As the game only lets you add one room per visit, this was packaged with a batch file that lets you exit and return if you want to modify multiple...
Topics: MUD, multi user dungeon, adventure, public caves, history of computing, mainframe
Historical Software Collection
Apr 4, 2019 Gregory Yob and Howie Franklin
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This is Wumpus 3, aka Super Wumpus.  The original Wumpus source from Gregory Yob (later named Hara Ra, and still later named Gregory H. Coresun) was modified by (likely) Howie Franklin. It has never been available since the 1970s. This was typed from the special "Games" issue of People's Computer Company newsletter, 1974. There were two lines in the original Wumpus source not in the Wumpus 3 source that seemed to be the source of bugs (like how shooting an arrow caused the player to...
Topics: wumpus, hunt-the-wumpus, peoples-computer-company, PCC, BASIC, mainframe, wumpus, wumpus-3
Community Media
Aug 31, 2018 Steve Baker
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Journey (1979) by Steve Baker for the Apple II, published by Softape. Includes versions on both sides of the published tape as well as the manual. From the promotional material: With JOURNEY and your APPLE you will be able to explore strange and far-off lands without having to leave the comfort and serenity of your home. JOURNEY whisks you off to a land filled with dangerous monsters and priceless treasures. Your APPLE is your eyes and ears and you will rely on it to help you acquire all the...
Topics: adventure, interactive fiction, apple ii